Tag: adult advancement careers service

STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

A STEM-focussed report has been published, providing a positive viewpoint of female engineers and offering support for the female uptake of STEM subjects. This challenges the recent wave of negative STEM reports, which have tended to focus on the fact that young women aren’t choosing to study science and engineering. This report states why women … Continue reading STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

ICG Adult Guidance Conference

An update on the ICG Adult Guidance Conference from Jason Owen, our UK Sales Manager. On Tuesday 10th May, John Kelly, Director of Sales and Marketing and I attended the Institute of Careers Guidance (ICG) Adult Guidance Conference at the Jury’s Hotel in a sunny Birmingham.  I’d not been to Birmingham for a few months and … Continue reading ICG Adult Guidance Conference

The CASCAiD Conference

Yesterday, CASCAiD held its annual conference. This was attended by a wide range of delegates working in adult guidance and/or young people’s guidance.  The theme of the day was ‘All-age Careers Guidance’. It featured presentations about topical guidance issues, as well as the chance to find out more about CASCAiD’s latest developments.  The day was opened … Continue reading The CASCAiD Conference

Update from NAEGA 2010

An update from Jason Owen, CASCAiD’s UK Sales Manager: 2010 NAEGA National Conference My colleague Suzette and I were the CASCAiD representatives at the NAEGA National Conference in Manchester. The conference took place over two days (5th and 6th October) and provided an excellent opportunity to find out about recent and forthcoming developments particularly within the … Continue reading Update from NAEGA 2010

Adult Guidance Conference – Opportunities for the Future

Last week, I attended the ICG Adult Guidance Conference in Manchester. The ICG (Institute of Career Guidance) hasn't held a specific adult guidance themed event in England for a few years, but the changes that are happening within the sector made the event a popular choice for advisers and others working within organisations that are delivering guidance. … Continue reading Adult Guidance Conference – Opportunities for the Future

Getting ready for Next Step adult guidance service

A new adult guidance service has been in the pipeline for quite a long time, with consultations and review meetings being held over the previous few years.  A few weeks ago, it was revealed the new service was going to be called ‘Next Step’ and recently a Next Step website holding page was launched. Next … Continue reading Getting ready for Next Step adult guidance service

What’s happening with the aacs?

The new adult advancement and careers service (aacs) will be launched across the UK this coming Autumn. For those who need a quick recap, aacs is the temporary name for a new all age adult guidance service. The aacs will be run by the Skills Funding Agency, bringing together the Careers Advice Service and nextstep. … Continue reading What’s happening with the aacs?